Complexions Contemporary Ballet to perform at Miller Auditorium

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Complexions Contemporary Ballet company

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—The world-renowned dance group Complexions Contemporary Ballet will perform at Western Michigan University's Miller Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17.

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Founded in 1994 by master choreographer Dwight Rhoden and the legendary Desmond Richardson with a groundbreaking mix of methods, styles and cultures, Complexions Contemporary Ballet represents one of the most recognized and respected performing arts brands in the world. The troupe has performed in more than 20 countries on five continents to 20 million television viewers and well over 300,000 live audience members.

Complexions has received numerous awards including the New York Times Critics Choice Award. The company’s foremost innovation is that dance should be about removing boundaries, not reinforcing them. Whether it be the limiting traditions of a single style, period, venue or culture, Complexions transcends them all, creating an open, continually evolving form of dance that reflects the movement of the world and all of its cultures.


Complexions Contemporary Ballet at Miller Auditorium is supported by the Arts Midwest Touring Fund, a program of Arts Midwest that is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional contributions from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the Crane Group. Tickets are on sale now and range from $25 to $45. They can be purchased online at, by calling (269) 387-2300 or (800) 387-2312, or in person at the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office.

A 15 percent discount is available to all WMU faculty and staff. Group discounts are available at (269) 387-2312.

WMU students receive a 50 percent discount on most show tickets thanks to a fund established by the Office of the President. WMU students are limited to one discounted ticket per event with a valid Bronco Card. Tickets may be purchased in person at the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office or by telephone at (269) 387-2300. WMU students are required to show their Bronco Card when picking up tickets and upon entrance to the theatre.

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